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February 2013 - Posts

KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - BASIC TOOL LIST FOR FIRST TIME HOME OWNERS
I was sent this list by a Lender friend of mine and found it to be so complete that I thought I would pass it along. You can save money on little jobs around the house by doing them yourself . Here are the tools to keep handy: 1. 16-ounce rip hammer Heavy Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – TABLETS ARE ALIVE AND COMPETITIVE
The world of the ever-changing tablet market has taken some interesting turns lately. Apple initially owned and dominated the market, but competition began cropping up, especially from Amazon and their Kindle evolution from just an e-reader to tablets. Read More...
WEST RIDGE - INCREDIBLE TWIN GABLES LARGE 1BR VINTAGE CONDO - PETS OK!
• 935 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bedroom vintage, 2nd floor condo - MLS ONLY $69,400! West Ridge, Chicago - Rarely-Available Twin Gables Vintage Condo! Large 935 Square Foot 1 Bedroom offers an Unblocked South Tree-Top View. Entertainer's Delight! Large Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO GEARS UP FOR ANOTHER OSCAR!
As the proud provider of the Oscar statuette award, Chicago is gearing up for another year of Oscar viewing party events throughout the city on Sunday. However, before we get to Sunday evening, there's Saturday to deal with! Take yourself and some Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, WEST LOOP, LINCOLN PARK, LINCOLN SQUARE, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK Interested in meeting other business people and professionals in the neighborhood? The Norwood Park Chamber of Commerce & Industry is hosting a Networking Event at Teasers Pub, located at 7123 W Higgins Ave (between Mont Clare Ave & Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – APPLE LOOKS TO THE FUTURE, BORROWING FROM THE PAST
While Android continues to dominate the top spot in the world of smartphones, raking in a whopping 68.8% of the market for 2012 according to the research firm IDC , Apple has its eye on the future and is aiming to make something old, new again. Enter Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS AT CHICAGO’S DOOR!
Most of the snow has melted. Its still winter and another weekend is upon us. But wait, could that be opportunity knocking at Chicago's door I hear? It sure is. Here's your opportunity to chase those winter blahs away! The Music Box Theatre's Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, OLD TOWN, LAKEVIEW, LOOP, OAK PARK
PORTAGE PARK Portage Park in the Portage Park community has long since been a neighborhood gem with its landscaping, activities for kids and more than just a pretty picture for a 36.5-acre park. Be sure to mark your calendars now to register for one of Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – SPRING MIGHT BE COMING EARLY TO CHICAGO
Spring is not too far away here in the Chicago area. The squirrels that practically live on my back porch are starting to lose some of their winter coats. Now I'm not saying there will be no more snow or cold but we can definitely see signs of winter Read More...
JEFFERSON PARK - IMMACULATE EXECUTIVE-STYLED TOWNHOUSE - TONS OF ROOM - INCREDIBLE PRICE!!
• 2,100 sq. ft., 3 1/2 baths, 4 bedrooms, 3-level split - MLS $237,400 Jefferson Park , Chicago - Concord at Jefferson Park! Immaculate 4 Bedroom/3.5 Bath Executive-Styled Townhouse. Gourmet Island Kitchen PLUS Breakfast Bar -- Premium Granite Counters, Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – CHICAGO’S TECHLOCATOR PROGRAM
There is this little known technology service in Chicago that has been around since 2007. The Mayor had an Advisory Council on Closing the Digital Divide, which wanted to connect today's residents with the infrastructure of the Internet in a free Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO OFFERS UP AN INTERNATIONAL FLARE!
Well, I found the snow but it's so frozen you can't do anything with it! That being said, Chicago offers us some International flare this weekend with the following events - The Chicago Auto Show arrives at McCormick Place (2301 S. Lake Shore Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, SOUTH LOOP, GOLD COAST, EVANSTON
NORWOOD PARK As Restaurant Week comes to a close, Chicago Theatre Week is just around the corner starting on February 12. Be sure to get your tickets at one of the many theatres in and around Chicagoland. Tickets range in price from $15 to $30 and can Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – FOODS TO INCREASE BRAIN POWER
Found this on Facebook, worth a try. 1. Almonds - increase blood flow to the brain 2. Blueberries - improve learning and motor skills 3. Walnuts -- high in omega 3 4. Brussel sprouts -- has tryptophan which converts to seratonin in brain health 5. Broccoli Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - TWITTER HACKED
Do you have a Twitter profile? If so, you should know that last week Twitter was hacked. They posted a blog on Friday letting users know that approximately 250,000 user accounts were "potentially compromised." Bob Lord, Twitter's director Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO’S PLANS FOR A SUPER SUNDAY!
The day all football fans (me included) look forward to is right around the corner - Super Bowl Sunday ! As much as we would have liked our beloved Chicago Bears to be one of the teams in New Orleans this weekend, Chicagoans are still planning for a Super Read More...